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  1. Android News

    Qualcomm rejects Broadcom board overhaul in acquisition fight

    Broadcom wants its choice of board members at Qualcomm as it fights to acquire the rival chipmaker but Qualcomm has other ideas.
  2. Android News

    Google acquires LeapDroid in a move to bolster its Chrome OS development

    Google has acquired LeapDroid, an Android emulator that focuses primarily on games. The speculation for this acquisition is that the developers could assist in building more applications for Chrome OS and Android.
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    Samsung acquires appliance maker Dacor for smart appliances

    Samsung has acquired Dacor. Dacor is the maker of various smart home kitchen appliances such as refrigerators, stoves, and wine storages. Some of the company's various products use Android, so this is a sign that Samsung wants to grow their existing smart appliance business.
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    The team behind LaunchKit has been acquired by Google

    The team behind LaunchKit will now be working with Google's Developer Product Group. LaunchKit is a service and set of tools that enable mobile developers to deploy their apps quicker and easier. The tools are now open source, and the service will continue to operate independently for the next...
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    Tencent buys Clash of Clans developer Supercell

    Tencent recently made waves when they bought Riot, the developer of League of Legends, which is the most popular game out right now. Today, they're announcing another acquisition of Clash of Clans maker Supercell. The deal is reportedly worth $10.2 billion.
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    Twitter acquires machine learning company to help automatically improve videos

    Twitter has acquired machine learning company Magic Pony. The company primarily works in the field of video, as their AI can help automatically improve a video's sharpness and stability. It's likely Twitter will use this tech to help users upload better videos on their various networks like...
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    Fleksy has been acquired by Pinterest

    Fleksy today announced that they've been acquired by Pinterest. The company says the keyboard app will remain available on app stores, but had no other word about its future. Furthermore, they've open-sourced some of the accessibility components of the app, so those interested in making better...